2005 ISDA Collateral Guidelines

The ISDA Collateral Committee has undertaken a comprehensive review of the 1998 Guidelines for Collateral Practitioners. The 2005 ISDA Collateral Guidelines (the ā€œ2005 Guidelinesā€) also revisit some of the recommendations made in the ISDA 1999 Collateral Review.

The 2005 Guidelines are intended to:

  • Document the state of collateral management practice at the end of 2004.
  • Discuss the nature and mechanics of collateralization, including the key legal foundations.
  • Describe the interaction of the collateral management function with other areas of the firm.
  • Identify the benefits and risks of collateralization.
  • Outline current trends and possible future developments in collateral management.

The 2005 Guidelines takes a comprehensive approach to the many different facets of collateral management. Among the topics addressed are:

  • Collateral as a Risk Management Tool;
  • Collateral Management Function;
  • Documentation for Collateral;
  • Margin Call Process;
  • Managing Collateral Assets and
  • Trends in Collateral Management.

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